Frieze - Issue 143 - November/December 2011

Frieze - Issue 143 - November/December 2011
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Publication Date Nov 2011
Description In this issue: Photography State of the Art Between Frames Photography and the restless still life by Christy Lange Books Photography Satire Snappy Snaps An excerpt from the introduction to the forthcoming treatise on photography by curator, philosopher, paparazzo, hedge-fund manager, mercenary and art critic Jean-Philippe Obu-Stevenson: Snappy Snaps: Irrigating the Re-Un-De-Framed Conceptual Contextual Medium Mediation of the Imaged Photographic Picture (Editions Obu-Stevenson, Schipol Airport, 2012) Books In These Intemperate Times Photography Point of View A new book on the writing of Diane Arbus prompts a deeper understanding of her photographs by Lynne Tillman Pretty, Pretty Good Who, Me? Narcissism is back in fashion by Jennifer Allen Photography Weekend Special Studio International Does digital media spell the end for portrait photographers in Africa? by Sean O’Toole Art Debate Down with the Kids! The contradictions of a youth-obsessed art world by Graham T. Beck Film and Television Philosophy Tête-à-Tête Erik Morse on the translation into English of a 52-part French TV programme featuring philosopher Gilles Deleuze by Erik Morse Music From the Ottoman diaspora to the musical influence of the Eastern Mediterranean, the early days of the record industry in New York by Sam Thorne Photography Books From the failures of Roland Barthes to the joys of sustained looking, four new publications on photography by Brian Dillon Life in Pictures: Chris Killip The first of an occasional series in which frieze invites an artist, curator or writer to discuss the images that have influenced them Photography Depth of Focus In recent years, a number of US-based artists have been taking new approaches to photography, emphasizing process, digital manipulation and the physical support by Chris Wiley Art Interview On Display Elad Lassry makes sculptures that, in his words, ‘happen to be photographs’. He talks about the relationship between objects, images and looking, the importance of the frame and the potential of ‘nervous pictures’ by Mark Godfrey Photography Out in the World The intertwining of art and commercial photography is nowhere more evident than in the genre of still life by David Campany Focus: Michael Dean Symmetry, distance and intimacy; poetry, concrete and grass by Paul Teasdale Focus: Pratchaya Phinthong Luxury consumption and low-cost production; labour, exchange, weight and money by Barbara Casavecchia Focus: Bouchra Khalili The land and the sea; the mapping of clandestine journeys; the intertwining of personal stories and politics by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie Focus Focus: Helen Marten A digital approach to sculpture and installation; physical comedy and the very recent past by Jörg Heiser Interview Photography Set Pieces Barbara Kasten has been creating inventive and influential images for more than 40 years. Artist Anthony Pearson talked to her about theatricality, her approach to photography and what it means to ‘think like a painter’ by Anthony Pearson Monograph Photography All Other Images When he died in 1992, Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri left behind a body of work characterized by its intimacy, humour and focus on both the world he lived in and the role of images within it by Christy Lange Questionnaire: Alfredo Jaar What is art for? Art is like the air we breathe. Nietzsche said that life without music would be a mistake. A life without art would be unlivable. Art is life. by Alfredo Jaar
ISSN 977062067014
Quantity 1
Format Magazine
Related Artists Diane Arbus, Luigi Ghirri, Elad Lassry, Kathrin Sonntag, Barbara Kasten
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